frumentaceous

[froo-muh n-tey-shuh s]

adjective

of the nature of or resembling wheat or other grain.

Nearby words

  1. fruits ye shall know them, by their,
  2. fruitwood,
  3. fruity,
  4. frum,
  5. frumbierding,
  6. frumentius,
  7. frumenty,
  8. frumious,
  9. frump,
  10. frumpy

Origin of frumentaceous

1660–70; < Late Latin frūmentāceus of corn or grain, equivalent to Latin frūment(um) grain + -āceus -aceous

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British Dictionary definitions for frumentaceous

frumentaceous

adjective

resembling or made of wheat or similar grain

Word Origin for frumentaceous

C17: from Late Latin frūmentāceus, from Latin frūmentum corn, grain

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